Pancake Math!

March 3rd, 2014 by ClickSchooling Leave a reply »

 

It’s Monday, March 3, 2014, and time for Math at ClickSchooling!

 

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Age Range: 3-18 (Grades K3-12, with parental supervision)

 

Pancake Math!

 

Shrove Tuesday is Pancake Day throughout the world!

 

Here are some websites that offer pancake-themed Math lessons….

 

Preschool Pancake Math:

 

Pancake Geometry

 

At this site you will find a suggestion for how to use pancakes to teach geometric shapes to little ones.

 

Pancake Curriculum!

 

Find all kinds of pancake-themed activities and lessons that teach while they entertain!

 

Elementary Grades Pancake Math:

 

AuntJemima.com

 

At the Aunt Jemima website you can scroll down to the title “Pancake Math” to find out how to use information on a pancake mix box to teach your kids about multiplication, addition, measurement, and every other principle of math all while they’re enjoying a pancake breakfast.

 

Pancake Recipe Math

 

Practice counting, measuring, estimating, charting, averaging and more all while baking some delicious pancakes for Grandma!

 

Upper Elementary Grades and Beyond:

 

Flipping Pancakes Math

 

At this website you’ll see a number of “pancakes” all of different sizes, stacked on top of each other. Your job is to arrange the pancakes according to their size with the biggest at the bottom. Click a pancake and your flipper “goes under that pancake” and flips the whole stack above the flipper.

 

Pancake Sorting

 

This pancake sorting problem asks how many “prefix reversals” are sufficient to sort an arbitrary stack of pancakes.

 

Just For Fun!

 

Is the state of Kansas as flat as a pancake? Go to the website of Improbable Research and find out how to combine math and science to find the answer!

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